(LAKESHORE, ON) - The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Essex County Major Crime Unit is releasing a composite drawing of a suspect in relation to an incident that occurred on November 12, 2020 on Broadway Street in Belle River.
At approximately 6:00 p.m., a young girl was riding her bicycle when she was approached by an elderly man walking. The man stopped the victim and engaged her in conversation. The man then proceeded to kiss the girl several times against her will. The youth pushed past the man and left the area, reporting the incident to her parents.
The suspect was described as follows:
Approximately 50-60 years old
Approximately five feet four inches tall and slightly hunched over
Short dark hair, balding on top
Wearing a dark sweater and dark pants
Wearing a hearing aid in his right ear.
The investigation is ongoing and police ask that anyone who recognizes the individual in the attached police composite drawing call 519-723-2491 or 1-888-310-1122.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.catchcrooks.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.